Ini Manang

"Medicine Woman." In Sarawak, a celestial manang (medicine women) who lives at the gate of the heavens. She possesses various charms which are used for cures and for good luck. She is invoked at the "Feast of the Whetstones" before the clearing of the land. Sister of Singalang Buron.



  • Sarawak Gazette. (1963). Borneo Literature Bureau, pp. 77, 122.
  • Howell, William. (1908-1910). [A collection of articles on the Sea Dyak]. Sarawak Gazette, nos. 39-40, p. 37.